The Physical Modeling of Tundish Systems

  • Julian Szekely
  • Olusegun J. Ilegbusi
Part of the MRE Materials Research and Engineering book series (MATERIALS)


In Chapter 2 we discussed the fluid flow fundamentals pertaining to tundish operation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Szekely
    • 1
  • Olusegun J. Ilegbusi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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